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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,418
Posted By GapRunr
They are beyond clueless. I'm 99% positive that...

They are beyond clueless. I'm 99% positive that this picture isn't from the Dragon. I commuted the road for 7 years and still ride it for fun from time to time, and I don't recognize that curve.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,418
Posted By GapRunr
The local paper had the story on the front page...

The local paper had the story on the front page today, along with a stellar picture showing the true danger of the Dragon.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,418
Posted By GapRunr
This has also been done at Deals Gap. They would...

This has also been done at Deals Gap. They would pull half of their car off the road, wave you by, and then radio your tag to a waiting officer down the road who had an illegal passing ticket for you.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,214
Posted By GapRunr
Add me to the list of owners who have had the...

Add me to the list of owners who have had the rear U-joint fail. My front one is fine but the rear is really notchy. The bad news is that a new driveshaft costs a little over $900. The good news...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,214
Posted By GapRunr
…and that would be perfect if you were looking to...

…and that would be perfect if you were looking to motard the GS and put a 120/70-17 front and a 180/55-17 rear on it!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,418
Posted By GapRunr
He's running Anakee 3's. And if your so...

He's running Anakee 3's.

And if your so inclined (pun intended) you can get that far over on most of the name brand tires out there, even decent knobbies. I've scraped my side stand and center...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,621
Posted By GapRunr
True, but they also pierce through the insulation...

True, but they also pierce through the insulation to reach the conductive wire. I also like Posi-Taps ( we sell them as well as the Relay Triggers. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,621
Posted By GapRunr
The only place to tap into the low beam is up...

The only place to tap into the low beam is up front. That being said allow me to insert a shameless plug here for something that will let you do this without touching the factory wire in any way.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,418
Posted By GapRunr
Lots of people have blown out their fork seals...

Lots of people have blown out their fork seals doing this, usually because they tie them down too tight. I usually tie the front down by the lower triple with the front wheel in a chock. That way...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,418
Posted By GapRunr
If they get the call 10 minutes sooner they get...

If they get the call 10 minutes sooner they get there 10 minutes sooner. It takes well over 30 minutes for an ambulance to get to an accident scene on the Dragon, and often far longer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,418
Posted By GapRunr
"Yes, that's true but the smoke making crew has...

"Yes, that's true but the smoke making crew has been working 24 hours a day and it will be all back to normal by the weekend." :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,418
Posted By GapRunr
Well, actually I did commute the Dragon, for 7...

Well, actually I did commute the Dragon, for 7 years. I wouldn't want cell phone coverage for when I am driving or riding, but it would have been convenient to call for an ambulance on the dozens...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,418
Posted By GapRunr
Needs a car tire. :hide

Needs a car tire.


:hide
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-30-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 641,027
Posted By GapRunr
In Utah

Here's a link to my view in Utah a couple of weeks ago.

I have a much larger version if it needs to be cropped at all.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By GapRunr
Just to clarify a few ambiguities 1 -are...

Just to clarify a few ambiguities


1 -are "Aux lights" the OEM auxiliary lights, and then you also have a set of Rigid lights that you just installed?

2 - When the key is on, the OEM aux...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,091
Posted By GapRunr
<sigh> I miss my original fuel strip that lasted...

<sigh> I miss my original fuel strip that lasted for 80,000 miles. It was pretty accurate. If my trip meter said X and my remaining range was Y, I would always go about X+Y on a tank. i.e. if...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By GapRunr
The first time the issue arose I was at 8,000...

The first time the issue arose I was at 8,000 feet and it was about 70 degrees, so definitely not related to freezing.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 967
Posted By GapRunr
I'm the traveler that was having the issue. It...

I'm the traveler that was having the issue. It was specifically related to altitude. The closer I got to 10,000 feet the worse it would get. I bled the system myself after Grand Junction BMW said it...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,091
Posted By GapRunr
another failure

80,000 miles on my 07 GSA and the fuel strip appears to have died. I'm still on my original fuel strip, and have used everything from pure premium to "questionable less than regular grade" fuel.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,091
Posted By GapRunr
If the bike has the On Board Computer it has a...

If the bike has the On Board Computer it has a fuel strip. If it does not have the optional on board computer then it has a float.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,235
Posted By GapRunr
They are, or can be, matched to your ignition...

They are, or can be, matched to your ignition key. It's a center cut key, and matched to your ignition. While it can be picked, the person who has those skills would probably be focused on a more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,634
Posted By GapRunr
Hey, that's us! Thanks Patrick. There are...

Hey, that's us! Thanks Patrick.

There are quite a few independent mechanics in this area, but one of the best Airhead guys around is Ed Huey at Huey's Cycle Service. (865) 201-6655 . He's also...
Forum: Airheads 07-30-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,503
Posted By GapRunr
all taken care of

We got him squared away. I went and picked him up in the shop truck with the Uber Ramp and brought him back to Dual Sport Touring so he could use our lift and tools. We had a new drive shaft sent...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-29-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By GapRunr
Need a place in Trinidad, CO to deliver tires Friday

Hi folks.

I'm a dealer in East TN who provides support to people who are riding the TAT. We currently have 8 riders from New Zealand who left our shop last week and will be in need of tires soon....
Forum: Vendors 07-22-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By GapRunr
Sale pending....

Sale pending....
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By GapRunr
bump for a very rare gas tank

bump for a very rare gas tank
Forum: GS Boxers 07-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By GapRunr
It's part of their soon to be national...

It's part of their soon to be national advertising slogan.

Loud Pipes Sell Cameras.

:lol3
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 599
Posted By GapRunr
New in Box R100GSPD Tank Kit

Our shop is selling this for a customer who is constantly traveling so hasn't got the time to be answering emails and phone calls.

He is asking $2,500. I'll forward any reasonable offers to him....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 947,209
Posted By GapRunr
Nah… Not enough lights for the Griswold wagon! ...

Nah… Not enough lights for the Griswold wagon!

:rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 947,209
Posted By GapRunr
That's the Saddlemen Adventure Track seat. I had...

That's the Saddlemen Adventure Track seat. I had a Sargent for the first 65,000 miles that I really thought was a great seat, then I tried this when my rep suggested it. (I own a shop that sells...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-06-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 947,209
Posted By GapRunr
Yes, that is another name for it. Hydrographics,...

Yes, that is another name for it. Hydrographics, Water Transfer Printing, and Water Transfer Painting are one and the same.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 947,209
Posted By GapRunr
Not today, but over the last week or so... ...

Not today, but over the last week or so...

I had the gas tank, beak, and rear parcel shelf painted with "water transfer painting" (lots of video on Youtube about the process) in a weathered...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,020
Posted By GapRunr
Meet him at the bank that holds the title. He'll...

Meet him at the bank that holds the title. He'll need to call them ahead of time and make sure they have it at the local branch, then you can pay off the lien with the amount required and give the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,600
Posted By GapRunr
I'm not sure about the market in Nigeria where...

I'm not sure about the market in Nigeria where you are located, but in the US market the LC rims are a half inch wider front and rear. I'm assuming that the wider tires on the LC were to provide a...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,600
Posted By GapRunr
I'm not sure if I understand what you mean. ...

I'm not sure if I understand what you mean. Putting a 190 width tire onto the OEM rim would result in slower transitioning speed when turning, and you will never be able to use all the tread surface...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 579,027
Posted By GapRunr
Wow! :eek1 I think I'll buy a nicer bolt and...

Wow! :eek1

I think I'll buy a nicer bolt and metal tab for the one I have!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-12-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 947,209
Posted By GapRunr
I tried a set of those on my 1200GSA and had to...

I tried a set of those on my 1200GSA and had to take them off. They weren't very well shielded and the ballast would set off the ABS warning light. I wasn't sure if it was a wiring isolation issue...
Forum: Airheads 05-12-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 579,027
Posted By GapRunr
Even harder to find than the OEM tach is the OEM...

Even harder to find than the OEM tach is the OEM pod to mount it in. Are you wanting an OEM one to keep everything authentic or are you more interested in the function the tach provides?

I...
Forum: Face plant 04-29-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,787
Posted By GapRunr
This would be funny if it wasn't for the fact...

This would be funny if it wasn't for the fact that there is a small part of you that is seriously considering it....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 947,209
Posted By GapRunr
I've also got the Rigid lights on my GSA, and I...

I've also got the Rigid lights on my GSA, and I wired the lights directly from the battery to a relay, then to the lights. I ran the trigger wire for the relay to a switch, then tapped into the high...
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